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So, got my AO522 running nicely with a fresh windows 7 install and 4gigs of ram.

Everything runs great except the touchpad (Synaptic) installs, runs, but gives me no real options. I want to disable my tap-click because I feel it is the spawn of satan. SOOOOO aggravating when your typing and your cursor jumps somewhere else.

The option for tap-click is greyed out in my tray icon. Put my fingers on the touchpad, synaptics doesn't detect it. I can move my mouse just fine, but it is as if it doesn't realize the touchpad is there.

Under my advanced mouse options, I go to hardware settings or w/e and it labels the "touchpad" as a mouse wheel or something. Sorry I can't be overly specific at the moment ^_^, the battery is dead.

I have tried completely removing synaptics software as well as uninstalling the touchpad from the Device Manager. Restart, Win7 installs the basic driver, I run synaptics, installs, restart...same problem all over again.
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Yeah tap-click is something I had to immediately disable on every laptop I've ever used, because I guess I have big clunky hands or whatever, and when typing I'd be moving the cursor around and opening new windows, was horrible.

I don't have an AO522 and have never used one, but supposedly there is a Fn key that allows you to disable/enable the touchpad at will. If you want to keep the touchpad but turn off touch-click, the only suggestion I've seen is to try to install a different drive over the existing one in hopes of enabling the option to turn off tap-to-click. Not a great solution, but it's osmething?
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I definetly wnat to keep using the trackpad, so the FN won't work XD

And I have tried different drivers. This is rather baffling.

I am considering re-re-formating.
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